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For help regarding computing issues please contact the CCPR Helpdesk at: helpdesk@ccpr.ucla.edu

Computing Support

CCPR’s Data and Computing Core, teaming up with the Social Sciences Computing (SSC), aims to provide CCPR with total computing system support including:

  • Data/Computing Consultation and Assistance
  • Network Research Computing Solutions
  • Secure Data Enclave Support and Maintenance


Consultation and Assistance

  • Writing data security proposals to acquire restricted data sets, guidance for restricted data acquisition.
  • Assistance in preparing computing aspects of proposals.
  • Developing dedicated computing resources for your projects.
  • Systems and data troubleshooting.
  • Computing budget planning.

Network Research Computing Solutions

CCPR Terminal Server (TS2)

  • Fast dual processor machine with 512 Gigabytes of Ram, available for computation and debugging
  • Flexible Software Installation options (Stata/MP, SAS, Mplus, MATLAB)
  • Assisting researchers in meeting deadlines and overcoming the hardware limitations of their standard desktop machines.
  • Current Server: TS2.ccpr.ucla.edu – (CCPR Managed – for assistance:helpdesk@ccpr.ucla.edu)

       Social Sciences Educational Terminal Server

  • Medium size multiprocessor machine with a large amount of memory.
  • Almost all software available in the Social Sciences Computer Lab (SSC) is available on this machine.
  • For assistance: remote@ssc.ucla.edu

       High Performance Cluster Computing (Hoffman2)

  • CCPR is connected to the Hoffman2 Cluster hosted at IDRE where very high end processors are available for carrying out R/Stata/SAS/Matlab simulations
  • More information regarding the Hoffman2 cluster is available at http://www.hoffman2.idre.ucla.edu/getting-started/

Unix Enterprise Servers/Webservers/Database Servers/Data Scraping Servers

  • High end multiprocessor machine with large amount of memory.
  • Several Statistical packages available.
  • Several compilers available.
  • Supports many simultaneous users.
  • Setup on request and availability

CCPR Secure Data Enclave

CCPR’s Secure Data Enclave (SDE) provides a secure air gapped environment with which to store and work on restricted datasets. In-depth information regarding the SDE and restricted data support can be found here.

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